Salvesen Family History

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Salvesen Name Meaning

Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Salve (Old Norse Salvi), probably formed with Old Norse salr ‘house’, ‘hall’ + ve(r) ‘giant’, ‘hero’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Solverson, Narveson, Helgesen, Alverson, Arnesen, Salverson

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Salvesen Family Origin

Where is the Salvesen family from?

Salvesen Family Occupations

What did your Salvesen ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Salvesen occupation in the UK was Coal Exporter. 50% of Salvesen's were Coal Exporters. Coal Exporter and Coal Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Salvesen.

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  • Coal Exporter

    50%
  • Coal Merchant

    50%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Salvesen ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Salvesen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Salvesen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Salvesen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Salvesen. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Salvesen. For the veterans among your Salvesen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Salvesen Life Expectancy

What is the average Salvesen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Salvesen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Salvesen in 1954 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Salvesen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Salvesen ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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